Activities

My Top 5 Hikes in Washington State

By Caroline Bonnet / Destinations and activities

I couldn't be more lucky than moving to Washington from France. This is where I found out my love for hiking and how much I enjoy my time in the mountains. Here's my 5 favorite hikes I have done:  1.

Pro Tips: Climbing & Camping in Joshua Tree

By Clif Bar / Destinations and activities

Joshua Tree is a very popluar national park, and appropriately so in the spring. The weather is mild, the wildflowers are in bloom, and the wildlife is going crazy.

Life at Potrero Chico, Mexico's Awe-Inspiring Rock Climbing Destination

By Carter Clark / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Our escapade to far off lands started like so many do: in a foreign customs office being told that we needed to exit the country immediately.

The Best Places for Camping in Georgia

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

Georgia is home to a variety of incredible camping opportunities that you need to add to your to-do list. Bring your kayak and paddle your way around Georgia's unique swampy wilderness.

6 Beginner Tips for Long Exposure Ocean Photography

By Tori Marsh / How-to and activities

1. Find a Rocky Beach. The coolest part of taking a long exposure shot of the ocean is seeing the patterns of the current. These patterns are exacerbated by structures in the water.

15 Amazing Hikes in Glacier National Park

By LifeStraw / Destinations and activities

Montana is about as wild as it gets in the continental U.S. and nowhere shows off the state's staggering beauty more than Glacier National Park.

10 Photos from My Long Weekend Road Trip to the PNW

By Leo Xu / Destinations, travel, and activities

I have to say Oregon is one of my favorite states. There are so many amazing places and I just never got enough time to go there.

Photographing the Supermoon and What I'll Do Differently Next Time

By Abby Shepard / How-to and activities

In December of 2016, there was a natural phenomenon happening called the Supermoon, where the moon was extra close to Earth during its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the .

The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

We know you've heard of Havasu Falls and likely pined for the chance to go, so naturally, it tops this list.

13 Highlights of the Great Ocean Road, Australia

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, activities, and travel

Enjoy this spectacular adventure by camping in National Parks, finding secret lookouts, surfing beautiful waves and knowing the koala hotspots. This is our Great Ocean Road itinerary and highlights..

If You're Driving I-5 through Northern California, Make a Stop at Castle Crags State Park

By Michael Fricke / Destinations, activities, and travel

Growing up with my mother in Portland, Oregon and my father working in Long Beach, California I had driven up and down the I-5 many times. I never really stopped to see things in between until now.

Stanley, Idaho Belongs on Your Summer Bucket List

By Visit Idaho / Destinations, activities, and travel

With endless trails, lakes, and gorgeous scenic vistas, Stanley is your quintessential mountain town destination.

7 Photos from a Hiking Gem Near Atlanta, Georgia

By Andrew Todd / Destinations and activities

I've lived in the Atlanta metro area for almost a year now, and while I'm a little embarrassed to have just now begun to hike, camp, & explore north Georgia ... better late than never.

Alabama's Best Destination That You've Never Heard Of

By Merritt McKinney / Destinations and activities

Stephens Gap is Simply Magnificent I'm not going to write about why or how you get to this place because my friend and fellow Outbound writer, Edward Day, has already written an excellent adventure .

6 Photos from Alaska's Hatcher Pass and Independence Mine

By Alex Watts / Destinations, activities, and travel

Hatcher Pass is a great recreational spot in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska. The area is filled with miles of hiking and biking trails in the summer, and cross-country skiing trails in the winter.

Making a Wrong Turn in Pinnacles National Park

By Benjamin Canevari / Destinations and activities

Pinnacles National Park is the closest National Park to me. Surprisingly this was only my second time visiting. This place is amazing! The last time I was here was four years ago now.

The Top 10 Hikes in Yosemite National Park

By Hi-Tec USA / Destinations and activities

You know how views only get better and better the higher you hike? That has never been more true than on the trails in Yosemite National Park. Take Half Dome, for instance (maybe you've heard of it?).

11 Photos of Early Spring Camping in Great Sand Dunes NP

By Patrick James / Destinations and activities

Good light, perfect campsites, wildlife and wide open space…that’s what we were after. This adventure started on a Friday morning.

16 Photos from My Week of Adventure in Zion National Park

By Andrew Todd / Destinations, activities, and travel

In October of 2016, two great friends and I got to head west (all of us being from the east coast) to Springdale, Utah and spend a week enjoying as much of the beauty and wonder of Zion as we could.

The Top 4 Places to Hike and Photograph in North Carolina

By Bryant Jordan / Destinations, activities, and travel

They say once you visit the Carolinas, you never leave. After living here for 8 months, I now have full understanding how a saying like that became so popular in the states.

5 Tips for Camping with a Toddler

By Nick Garcia / Family and activities

When I decided my little family of three might be ready to experience the beauty of camping in the great outdoors, my wife looked at me questioningly and asked...

A Journey to the Crystal Clear Waters of Panama's Red Frog Beach

By AG Shotz / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

As our trip through Central America had been up and running for quite a few days now, we decided to depart Jacó, Costa Rica and head for Panama.

2 Days and 3 Amazing Adventures in Southern Utah

By Leo Xu / Destinations, activities, and travel

The weekend is here and I can't just sit at home and watch TV or play on the computer or go out and party, that's not my lifestyle.

5 Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

By Jess Fischer / Destinations, activities, and travel

Spring is finally making an appearance in Shenandoah National Park with bright, neon green leaves of spring beginning to make their way up the mountainsides.